Archinect
Javier Gonzalez

Javier Gonzalez

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES

 

About 

MArch.

My aim is to discuss, think, develop and design innovative architecture, understood as a multiscalar and multidisciplinary task for building an innovative human habitat.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

fabHouse (Fab Lab Denmark), Copenhagen, DK, Architect

Direct collaboration with 'Bülow Architects' for the design, prototyping and construction processes of the fabHouse (Fab Lab Denmark).
Bottom-Up approach of a Fab Lab, creating the space with its own 'digital fabrication tools', which later on would be hosted by the Fab Lab.

· Applying digital and generative design processes in order to get an innovative energy-efficient building.
· Generative Design Process (Rhino + Grasshopper)
· Prototyping and Testing
· Construction Process (preparing, producing, fabricating and assembling)

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Lab for Planning and Architecture (LPA), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES, Architect

Architectural Designer for both, projects and competitions

Nov 2011 - Mar 2012
 

GEURSA - Municipal Urban Management Company on the City, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES, Architect Assistant

Architect Assistant
Studying and evaluating architectural proposals and urban agreements in order to be included in the Urban Planning's Master Plan of the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Lab for Planning and Architecture (LPA), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES, Architect

Architectural Designer for 2 Competitions:

· International Ideas Competition for the New Waterfront of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
(1st Prize "ex-aequo")

· International Ideas Competition for the Refurbishment of the Waterfront of Calviá, Mallorca, Spain.
(2nd Prize)

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
 

CORREA Arquitectos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES, Architect Assistant

Architect Designer Assistant for several projects.

Mar 2008 - May 2008
 

Education 

IaaC - The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, ES, MArch, Self-Sufficient Buildings

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is a cutting edge education and research centre dedicated to the development of an architecture capable of meeting the worldwide challenges in the construction of habitability in the early 21st century. Based in the 22@ district of Barcelona, one of the world’s capitals of architecture and urbanism, IAAC is a platform for the exchange of knowledge with faculty and students from over 25 countries, including USA, China. India, Poland, Italy, Mexico and Sudan. Students work simultaneously on multiple scales (city, building, manufacturing) and in different areas of expertise (ecology, energy, digital manufacturing, new technologies), pursuing their own lines of enquiry on the way to developing an integrated set of skills with which to act effectively in their home country or globally.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
 

ETSA Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES, BArch, Architecture

Studies of Architecture at the School of Architecture at the U.L.P.G.C. - University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Sep 2000 - Apr 2008
 

KIT - Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Karlsruhe, DE, Architecture

Studies of Architecture as a guest student at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
 

University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Cologne, DE, Architecture

Erasmus Scholarship for studying Architecture at the University of Applied Sciences of Cologne, Germany.

Sep 2004 - Jun 2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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